Airplane crashes in Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Image Copyright: Annie Corriveau/Radio-Canada

An American-registered airplane has crashed in Îles-de-la-Madeleine (also known as the Magdalan Islands). There are no survivors.

The aircraft was carrying 7 passengers. One of them being Jean Lapierre, who was a Canadian television broadcaster and a former federal politician. No further information has been released at the time and the cause of the crash is unknown. The region had heavy fog and frozen rain at the time of the crash, several flights had been cancelled due to the weather conditions.

The aircraft was a Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 from 1982, registered as N246W.


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